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.s. and is about to leave eastern canada. we tally the storm aftermath. >>> and the redskins make the final cuts to the roster. who is in and who is out as we head toward the season opener against the dallas cowboys. >>> good morning and welcome to fox 5 morning news sunday. i'm melanie alnwick. sarah simmons is off today. we have several developments in the recovery from the gulf spill. >>> but a house fire in the district. this started around 4:00 in the 4900 block of minnesota avenue northeast. the flames quickly spread. at one point the home was fully engulfed and the home is a total loss. the owners were not home at the time and the heat was so intense that an adjacent home suffered damage. we have no word on the cause. >>> well now to the latest on earl. the storm is weakening as it heads away from canada's eastern coast and the storm is being blamed for one death in nova scotia. a man drowned trying to tie up his boat. a lot are without power. in new england, earl spared cape cod before heading to canada. by 60 mile-per-hour winds pounded this home. parts of it actually slid into the sea
as storm watches to canada. an so this will be a major event taking shape during the daytime hours tomorrow ytias it tracks to the north and east. want to show you something very impressive. look at the wave hights hi underneath the center of that t storm. they are approaching 37 feet. sow orget the idea. this water feeawill be pushed u the north and to the norm and west along the coastal areas and even in places like ocean oc city we could see maybe 10-15- foot waves tomorrow as the storm passes off to the north and east. i'll have eastmore on earl in a minutes. nu let's focus on our weather. at starting off with temperatures in the middle 70s. 7 75 at reagan national. on 71 in baltimore. mo 71 in winchester as well. our forecast, as i mentioned, simple one. a lot of sunshine. hot again but not quite as hot as yesterday. rd 93 the daytime high. some of higthe clouds will spi into parts of the viewing area during the afternoon. so mostly sunny skies. sk more details on ieearl coming u in just a couple of minutes. nu allison teand steve, i'll throwh it back to you at the desk. d >>> even th
of canada over the weekend. more than 250 customers were without power saturday night in nova scotia when the peak of the storm hit. it is being blamed for one death outside of halifax. the canadian hurricane center says earl made landfall around 10: 30 saturday morning. at that point, it was a category one hurricane. >> seems like that is all we were talking about last week. all in all, turned out it be a beautiful weekend for us. >> not only here in washington but generally the beaches all the way from the carolinas up to southern new england. what a nice day yesterday. going to be more of the same today. going to be a little bit warmer but that will be the worst of the forecast. we'll have temperatures in the 80s after a nice, cool start. we'll take a look at current conditions. here in washington, we are 63- degree. it is downright cool in many spots with temperatures in the upper 40s in a few locations and low 50s. again, great start to the day. humidity, 60%. we have these cool overnights an we warm right -- and we warm right up during the day. shower and thunderstorm activity well
for the east cost of the united states. but what is earl dumping on canada? fox 5's glen talbot and american is in the weather center with the latest. >> reporter: it went right over nova scotia and my mother is there. i called her. she said plenty of rainfall and some really strong winds hit her area. let's take a look at earl right now. because it actually has maximum sustained winds at 65 miles per hour. racing northeast over the gulf of st. lawrence expected to pass over the extreme north eastern portion of quebec and newfoundland over the course of the night. still tropical storm warnings there, however. power outages and downed trees is what happened across the province of nova scotia as well. once it moves into the colder waters over the next 24 hours or so it will lose its tropical characteristics. here at home things are a lot calmer. pretty nice conditions. plenty of sunshine. a few clouds skirting to the north of us. other than that not bad. under the influence of a nice ridge of high pressure. the current temperatures 74 at national. 64 at baltimore. and 65 in dulles. and taking
maritimes. still a hurricane. it will be a minimal hurricane when it gets up into canada. it will create a mess here up into long island, eastern portions of massachusetts as it gets out of here during the late afternoon today into the daytime hours tomorrow. for us, it will get better from here. 91degrees. partly sunny skies. mostly sunny late anterior this afternoon. winds around here, breezy at times. out of the north 10 to 15 gutting to about 0 and the five- day forecast, if you want a nice weekend, you are going to love this labor day weekend. look at that. 80degrees tomorrow. 81 on sunday. 83 on monday. we will warm occupy tuesday but there is for rain in our five- day forecast other than these bands of earl that are currently touching us this morning. that is a look at the weather. let's got to on-time traffic and julie wright has the latest. >> we'll start off with the crew in sky fox and say good morning to them. they are flying high in prince george's ant county over the beltway near 202. -- they are flying high in prince george's county over the play near 202. this is northbou
detected in small numbers in australia, canada and the united states and the netherlands, sweden and the uk. >>> you may want to stock up on grapefruit. i guess those were great fruits we were looking a. past studies have suggested this a weight loss food and now researchers say it may help treat type two diabetes. they say the antioxidants that give grapefruit the bitter taste help increase the body's reaction it insulin. >>> the number of people holding steady these days despite a drop in rates from 2000 to 2005. 20% of adults still smoke and more than half of children around the age of 11 are exposed to secondhand smoke. 9 #% of those exposed kids have measurable levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies. the cdc reports that there would be five million fewer smokers if all states followed the guideline for tobacco control programs. >>> a community that shows of on some of the best of d.c.'s creative side. >> holly live at a festival that celebrates all of the things that adams morgan has to offer. some people say i'm obsessed with my chickens. but i like to think i'm just going beyond t
: even one republican in the senate noted great britain, australia, israel and canada allow gays to serve openly in their armed forces. >> and none of these countries, not one, reports morale or recruitment problems. >> reporter: the marine general nominated to lead the corp. weighed in on don't ask don't tell on the hill today. you'll hear what general james amos thinks on the news edge at 11:00. >> see you then. >>> a deadly day for u.s. troops in afghanistan. nine nato service members killed when their helicopter crashed in zabul province. a senior military official says a large number of americans were among the dead. it was the deadliest chopper crash for the coalition in four years. the taliban claims it shot down the helicopter overnight. there were no reports of enemy fire in the area. >>> maryland's green party candidate running for the u.s. state was killed in a horrible car accident. natasha pettigrew was out riding her bike early sunday morning in largo when an suv hit her. tonight her mother shares the heartbreaking decision she made. laura evans joins us now with the story.
of canada. it will get here not for tomorrow and not for wednesday, but as we start getting into thursday and friday, some of this cool air will come visit us here on the east coast. so a couple more warm days and we'll cool off nicely for the end of the week. 75 in the city now, quantico 76 degrees, still holding right around 70 degrees back out to the west of us, temperatures tonight should settle down to the 60s for most locations. here is tropical storm hermine and it has made landfall now at about 9:00, 40 miles south of brownsville, texas. the deal here with hermean is it's going to be an incredible -- hermine is it's going to be an incredible rain producer. brownsville could pick up as many as 8 inches of rain and for northern mexico up into southern central texas there could be isolated spots that pick up as much as a foot of rain. texas needs that. hopefully they don't get a foot because that's a lot by anybody's standpoint. the winds have come down a little bit. it maxed out at 65 miles per hour just shy of hurricane force and the movement now taking it to the northwest, it wil
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
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